Finance Manager

Michael Page
Taunton, Somerset
08 Aug 2019
08 Sep 2019
Harry Wilkinson
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Part time
Experience level

Great Taunton based opportunity to join an ambitious and thriving business. The role would suit a qualified accountant with an SME background and experience dealing with monthly reporting as well as stakeholder management.

Client Details

Our client is an exciting, growing and fast-paced SME based in Taunton looking expand it's team and create a talent pool to pioneer their growth ambitions. This role and business would suit a strong management accountant looking to take a step up or a Finance Manager looking for a change with a passion for the SME space.


The duties and responsibilities for the Finance Manager are as follows:

    • Reporting to the Financial Controller.
      • To work closely with operations to ensure processes are carried out as efficiently as possible and assist with process improvement where required.
        • Preparation of customer budgets and forecasts as well as participating in budgetary and forecast planning meetings with the Client.
          • Manage the production of budgets and forecasts.
            • To manage all financial control procedures and ensuring contract expenditure is managed to budgetary constraints.
              • Managing and producing weekly financial and statistical information for the client as well as period reporting.
                • Work with operations to challenge the financial results.
            • Complete customer period end and collating the Period Pack.
            • Full balance sheet reconciliations and reconciling all accounts on a monthly basis
  • To have a strong focus and be proactive towards working capital.
  • To carry out ad hoc requests from the Financial Controller as required.


A successful finance manager must possess the following:

  • ACCA, ACA, CIMA Qualified (0-4 PQE)
  • Educated to degree level (desirable)
  • Experience in business partnering (desirable)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and proactively to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Proactively challenge and mentor site operational teams
  • Knowledge and understanding of KPI's with understanding of financial management / performance
  • Ability to work to deadlines, paying attention to detail whilst prioritising workload
  • Must pay strong attention to detail in all aspects of their work.
  • Will be flexible and self-motivated with the ability to work on their own initiative.

Job Offer

Attractive Package + additional benefits and flexible working options.